V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: offensive, distasteful, and causing strong feelings of aversion or repulsion
Synonyms: offensive, revolting, disgusting, abhorrent, adverse, abominable, antagonistic, averse, horrid
Antonyms: nice, lovely, tasteful
Tips: If something is disgusting and makes you turn away from it, it is repugnant. Something can be morally repugnant or physically repugnant, as with a bad odor. Physical sensations or unpleasing sights can cause repugnance (aversion) as well.
The criminal's repugnant actions were punished with life in prison. (abhorrent, horrid)
What is artistically expressive to some can be morally and visually repugnant to others. (averse, offensive, abhorrent)
Since I've been a vegetarian for many years, the thought of eating a steak or hamburger fills me with repugnance. (disgust, horror, aversion) noun
A repugnant smell came from the moldy food container. (disgusting, revolting)
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